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Alexandria Snider (Alex)
Livestock Bio-Systems
Research Physiologist (Animals)

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Projects
Methyl Donor Availability in Utero and Programming of Postnatal Performance in Beef Cattle
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 442168
Applying Nutritional Strategies to Improve Early Embryonic Development and Progeny Performance in Beef Cows
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 442475

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Relationship of length of the estrous cycle to antral follicle number in crossbred beef heifers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
An extreme model of fertility in sheep demonstrates the basis of controversies surrounding antral follicle count and circulating concentrations of anti-Müllerian hormone as predictors of fertility in ruminants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cushman, R.A., Yake, H.K., Snider, A.P., Lents, C.A., Murphy, T.W., Freking, B.A. 2023. An extreme model of fertility in sheep demonstrates the basis of controversies surrounding antral follicle count and circulating concentrations of anti-Müllerian hormone as predictors of fertility in ruminants. Animal Reproduction Science. 259. Article 107364. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anireprosci.2023.107364.
Identification of lipids and cytokines in plasma and follicular fluid before and after follicle stimulating hormone stimulation as potential markers for follicular maturation in cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snider, A.P., Gomes, R.S., Summers, A.F., Tenley, S.C., Abedal-Majed, M.A., McFee, R.M., Wood, J.R., Davis, J.S., Cupp, A.S. 2023. Identification of lipids and cytokines in plasma and follicular fluid before and after follicle stimulating hormone stimulation as potential markers for follicular maturation in cattle. Animals. 13(20). Article 3289. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani13203289.
Maternal amino acid supplementation from pre-breeding through early gestation alters fetal muscle development - (Other)
Hauxwell, K.M., Cushman, R.A., Caton, J.S., Ward, A.K., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Snider, A.P., Freetly, H.C., Dahlen, C.R., Amat, S., Neville, B.W., Thorson, J.F., Oliver, W.T., Miles, J.R., Crouse, M.S. 2023. Maternal amino acid supplementation from pre-breeding through early gestation alters fetal muscle development. North Dakota Livestock Research Report. 18-21. Available: https://www.ndsu.edu/agriculture/extension/publications/2023-north-dakota-livestock-research-report
Embryo transfer medium supplemented with bovine plasminogen increases zona pellucida diameter and decreases thickness - (Abstract Only)
Characterization of mRNA expression for key glycerophospholipid and sphingolipid enzymes within trophectoderm and embryonic disc during initiation of porcine conceptus elongation Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J.R., Rempel, L.A., Snider, A.P., Pannier, A.K. 2023. Characterization of mRNA expression for key glycerophospholipid and sphingolipid enzymes within trophectoderm and embryonic disc during initiation of porcine conceptus elongation [abstract]. Molecular Reproduction and Development. 90(7):736. https://doi.org/10.1002/mrd.23697.
Combination of 1.8 Mm choline and follistatin supplementation may reduce transcript abundance of CEPT1 and CPBE4 during in-vitro bovine oocyte maturation Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Snider, A.P., Rempel, L.A., Cushman, R., Miles, J.R. 2023. Combination of 1.8 Mm choline and follistatin supplementation may reduce transcript abundance of CEPT1 and CPBE4 during in-vitro bovine oocyte maturation. Journal of Animal Science. 101(Supplement 3):591-592. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skad281.689.
The influence of Synovex-C growth implants at weaning with different supplementation levels on ovarian parameters in developing beef heifers Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Andrews, T.N., Cushman, R., Snider, A.P., Perry, G.A., Cox, S.H., Dunlap, R.L., Anderson, C., Chavez, M.K., Gallacher, K.L., Melchior-Tiffany, E.A., Selman, A., Scholljegerdes, E.J., Summers, A.F. 2023. The influence of Synovex-C growth implants at weaning with different supplementation levels on ovarian parameters in developing beef heifers. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 101(Supplement 3):405-406. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skad281.481.
Influence of dietary methionine and guanidinoacetic acid on estrous cycles and early pregnancy in beef heifers Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Cushman, R., Hauxwell, K., Snider, A.P., Freetly, H., Oliver, W.T., Amat, S., Neville, B.W., Thorson, J., Lindholm-Perry, A., Miles, J.R., Dahlen, C.R., Ward, A., Perry, G.A., Caton, J.S., Crouse, M.S. 2023. Influence of dietary methionine and guanidinoacetic acid on estrous cycles and early pregnancy in beef heifers. Journal of Animal Science. 101(Supplement 3):580-581. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skad281.678.
Methionine and guanidinoacetic acid supplementation throughout the periconceptual period of gestation alters metabolite concentrations and fetal development Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Hauxwell, K.M., Cushman, R.A., Caton, J.S., Ward, A.K., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Snider, A.P., Freetly, H.C., Dahlen, C.R., Amat, S., Oliver, W.T., Miles, J.R., Crouse, M.S. 2023. Methionine and guanidinoacetic acid supplementation throughout the periconceptual period of gestation alters metabolite concentrations and fetal development. Journal of Animal Science. 101(Supplement 3):329-330. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skad281.395.
Methionine and guanidinoacetic acid supplementation during the periconceptual period of gestation shifts methionine metabolism of fetal bull calves at d 63 of gestation Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Crouse, M.S., Hauxwell, K., Caton, J.S., Ward, A., Dahlen, C.R., Amat, S., Freetly, H.C., Lindholm-Perry, A., Neville, B.W., Oliver, W.T., Thorson, J., Snider, A.P., Miles, J.R., Cushman, R.A. 2023. Methionine and guanidinoacetic acid supplementation during the periconceptual period of gestation shifts methionine metabolism of fetal bull calves at d 63 of gestation. Journal of Animal Science. 101(Supplement 3):172. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skad281.208.
Is scrotal ultrasound a useful tool in ram breeding soundness examination? Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Murphy, T.W., Freking, B.A., Wildeus, S., Miles, J.R., Cushman, R., Snider, A.P., Rempel, L.A. 2023. Is scrotal ultrasound a useful tool in ram breeding soundness examination? Journal of Animal Science. 101(Supplement 3):654. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skad281.761.
A longitudinal characterization of the seminal microbiota and antibiotic resistance in yearling beef bulls subjected to different rates of gain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webb, E.M., Holman, D.B., Schmidt, K.N., Crouse, M.S., Dahlen, C.R., Cushman, R.A., Snider, A.P., McCarthy, K.L., Amat, S. 2023. A longitudinal characterization of the seminal microbiota and antibiotic resistance in yearling beef bulls subjected to different rates of gain. Microbiology Spectrum. 11(2). Article e05180-22. https://doi.org/10.1128/spectrum.05180-22.
Polymorphism of the follicle stimulating hormone receptor does not impact reproductive performance or in-vitro embryo production in beef heifers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snider, A.P., Yake, H.K., Granger, C.D., Rosasco, S.L., McDaneld, T.G., Snelling, W.M., Chase Jr., C.C., Miles, J.R., Lents, C.A., Quail, L.K., Rich, J.J., Epperson, K.M., Crouse, M.S., Summers, A.F., Perry, G.A., Bennett, G.L., Cushman, R.A. 2023. Polymorphism of the follicle stimulating hormone receptor does not impact reproductive performance or in-vitro embryo production in beef heifers. Theriogenology. 195:131-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2022.10.025.
Polymorphism of the follicle stimulating hormone receptor does not impact reproductive performance or in-vitro embryo production in beef heifers - (Abstract Only)
The influence of Synovex-C growth implants at weaning with different supplementation levels on growth performance and antral follicle counts in developing beef heifers Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Andrews, T.N., Cushman, R.A., Snider, A.P., Cox, S.H., Dunlap, R.L., Anderson, C., Chavez, M.K., Gallacher, K.L., Melchior, E.A., Scholljegerdes, E.J., Summers, A.F. 2022. The influence of Synovex-C growth implants at weaning with different supplementation levels on growth performance and antral follicle counts in developing beef heifers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 100(Supplement 4):30-31. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skac313.044.
Yearling bulls have reduced sperm concentration and increased seminal plasma interleukin-8 after a 28-day breeding season Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snider, A.P., McCarthy, K.L., Wright-Johnson, E.C., Ondrak, J.D., Oliver, W.T., Dahlen, C.R., Cushman, R.A., Crouse, M.S. 2022. Yearling bulls have reduced sperm concentration and increased seminal plasma interleukin-8 after a 28-day breeding season. Reproduction of Domestic Animals. 57:1465-1473. https://doi.org/10.1111/rda.14223.
Yearling bulls have reduced concentrations of sperm after a 28-day breeding season - (Abstract Only)
Characterization of the seminal microbiota in beef bulls subjected to different rate of gains using 16S rRNA gene sequencing and culturomics Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Webb, E.M., Holman, D., Schmidt, K., Crouse, M.S., Dahlen, C.R., Cushman, R.A., Snider, A.P., McCarthy, K.L., Amat, S. 2022. Characterization of the seminal microbiota in beef bulls subjected to different rate of gains using 16S rRNA gene sequencing and culturomics [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 100(Supplement 3):180. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skac247.331.
Sperm characteristics of maternal composite rams before and after the breeding season - (Abstract Only)
Snider, A.P., Freking, B.A., Miles, J.R., Rempel, L.A., Crouse, M.S., Cushman, R.A., Wildeus, S., Murphy Jr, T.W. 2022. Sperm characteristics of maternal composite rams before and after the breeding season [abstract]. Society for the Study of Reproduction Annual Meeting, July 26-29, 2022, Spokane, Washington. Poster P233.
Variation in antral follicle number but not primordial follicle number is positively related to luteal function in beef heifers - (Abstract Only)
Cushman, R.A., Bedke, C.D., Shults, M.A., Quail, L.K., Epperson, K.M., Snider, A.P., Perry, G.A., Scholljegerdes, E.J., Summers, A.F., Lake, S.L., Cunningham-Hollinger, H.C., Rosasco, S.L. 2022. Variation in antral follicle number but not primordial follicle number is positively related to luteal function in beef heifers [abstract]. Society for the Study of Reproduction Annual Meeting, July 26-29, 2022, Spokane, Washington. Poster P120.
Greater numbers of antral follicles in the ovary are associated with increased concentrations of glucose in uterine luminal fluid of beef heifers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snider, A.P., Crouse, M.S., Rosasco, S.L., Epperson, K.M., Northrop-Albrecht, E.J., Rich, J.J., Chase, C.C. Jr., Miles, J.R., Perry, G.A., Summers, A.F., Cushman, R.A. 2022. Greater numbers of antral follicles in the ovary are associated with increased concentrations of glucose in uterine luminal fluid of beef heifers. Animal Reproduction Science. 239. Article 106968. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anireprosci.2022.106968.
Are ovarian reserve parameters related to reproductive tract development and fertility in ewes? Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Cushman, R.A., Yake, H.K., Snider, A.P., Murphy Jr, T.W., Freking, B.A. 2022. Are ovarian reserve parameters related to reproductive tract development and fertility in ewes [abstract]? Journal of Animal Science. 100(Supplement 2):85. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skac064.138.
Health events during the first year of life can alter the uterine environment and ovarian reserve in cycling heifers - (Abstract Only)
Snider, A.P., Oliver, W.T., Crouse, M.S., Cushman, R.A. 2021. Health events during the first year of life can alter the uterine environment and ovarian reserve in cycling heifers [abstract]. Society for the Study of Reproduction Annual Meeting, December 15-18, 2021, St. Louis, Missouri. Poster P335.
Use of advanced reproductive technologies and inclusion of these records in genetic evaluation - (Proceedings)
Thallman, R.M., Snider, A.P. 2021. Use of advanced reproductive technologies and inclusion of these records in genetic evaluation. In: Proceedings of the Beef Improvement Federation Symposium, June 22-25, 2021, Des Moines, Iowa. p. 42-50.
Beef heifers with increased number of follicles have greater uterine luminal glucose concentrations Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Snider, A., Crouse, M.S., Rosasco, S., Epperson, K.M., Northrop-Albrecht, E.J., Rich, J.J., Chase, C., Miles, J.R., Summers, A., Cushman, R.A. 2021. Beef heifers with increased number of follicles have greater uterine luminal glucose concentrations [abstract]. In: Proceedings of National American Society of Animal Science, Louisville, KY, July 14-18, 2021. Journal of Animal Science. 99(Supplement 3):128. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skab235.233.
Uterine function during maternal recognition of pregnancy differs due to size of the ovarian reserve in beef heifers Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Cushman, R.A., Rosasco, S., Epperson, K.M., Northrop-Albrecht, E.J., Rich, J.J., Chase, C., Miles, J.R., Crouse, M.S., Perry, G.A., Summers, A., Snider, A. 2021. Uterine function during maternal recognition of pregnancy differs due to size of the ovarian reserve in beef heifers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 99(Supplement 3):123. Article 235. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skab235.225.